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incarnation

US [ˌɪnkɑrˈneɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌɪnkɑː(r)ˈneɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.化身;(某一段时间内的)化身;代表某种品质的人
  • Web道成肉身;转世;体现
Plural Form:incarnations  
incarnation
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n.
1.
[c]
(某一段时间内的)化身a period of life in a particular form
one of the incarnations of Vishnu
守护神毗湿奴的化身之一
He believed he had been a prince in a previous incarnation.
他相信他的前生是个王子。
I worked for her in her earlier incarnation(= her previous job) as a lawyer.
她先前当律师时我曾受雇于她。
2.
[c]
代表某种品质的人;化身a person who represents a particular quality, for example, in human form
the incarnation of evil
邪恶的化身
3.
[sing][u]
道成肉身(上帝化身为耶稣来到人间)the act of God coming to earth in human form as Jesus

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